Galapagos Cruising Permit / Autografo
December 17, 2009
[Last updated March 2010] There are all kinds of rumours circulating about the rules governing private vessels visiting the Galapagos islands. Vessels may visit the Galapagos under two different regimes: Any foreign flagged vessel arriving from a foreign port may visit either Puerto Ayora or Puerto Basquierizo Moreno in the Galapagos in order to "provision". […]
Review of Explore Central America!
December 10, 2009
Boaters in first world countries enjoy many amenities that are unavailable elsewhere. One of the most important differences is the lack of official publications describing the waters. While Latin American countries do make their own, high-quality charts, these charts are unavailable to the cruising yachtsman. I, and others I know, have tried to no avail […]